YWCA Edmonton’s Outdoor Education Centre Accepting Registrations for Summer Camp 2014

YoWoCh Summer CampIt may not feel much like summer quite yet, but YWCA Edmonton’s YoWoChAs Outdoor Education Centre is already accepting registrations for their 2014 summer camp programs in July and August. YoWoChAs is located on Lake Wabamun, 80 km west of Edmonton and now offers a variety of day-camp and overnight summer camp programs for children from 4-16 year. YoWoChAs overnight accommodations range from cabins to tents and even tipis.  Just imagine the adventure your child could have spending a week camping out in a tipi!

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Nominations Invited for the 32nd ‘YWCA Women of Distinction’ Awards

YWCA EdmontonYWCA Edmonton has been honouring the best and brightest women in our city for over 30 years. Past honourees include: Carrie Doll,  Lois Hole, Ruth Kelly, Barbara Poole, Anne McLellan, Jan Reimer, Lynda Steele and hundreds more. These awards are designed to recognize the strength and leadership of women in our city in an effort to encourage girls and women to follow in their footsteps; becoming the next generation of positively engaged change-makers.   They are now accepting nominations for the 2014 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.

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Valentine Fundraiser: 5th Annual Love of Wine – for Kids Kottage Foundation | Edmonton

Kids Kottage FoundationWine Lovers everywhere are invited to the 5th Annual Kids Kottage Valentine’s Event complete with romantic ambiance, gourmet delectables, chocolate buffet & wine.  From 7:00 to 10:00pm on February 14th guests will enjoy wines from the world’s top producers. The Delta Edmonton South Hotel plays host to this special event providing wine-friendly gourmet food pairings including a chocolate buffet.  Fabulous live jazz by Juno-nominated Sandro Dominelli.  Traditionally, up to 800 guests enjoy the food and wine and bid on amazing silent auction items.

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Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Announces 2014 Celebration of Achievement Award Finalists

AWE Award FinalistsAlberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is honoring female entrepreneurs from across the province. Nominated by their peers these inspirational women are achieving growth and success in business. With 33 nominees for the 2014 award, they collectively represent over $500 million dollars in annual revenues and over 7,700 employees.  There are 13 nominees from Calgary, 10 from Edmonton, 2 from Grande Prairie and 1 each from Fort McKay, Drayton Valley, Nisku, Plamondon, Sherwood Park, Spruce Grove, St. Albert and Strathmore.

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